Interview with Faye Greenberg & David Lawrence

8DIO Artist Spotlight Answers by Faye Greenberg & David Lawrence. Questions by Troels Folmann, June 2014. Introduction David Lawrence possesses a tome of musical credits for television and film from a compellingly, productive career. He has received 2, ASCAP Achievement Awards and is known for his work on American Pie; 1 & 2, Beverly

Interview with Blake Neely

8Dio Artist Spotlight. Answers by Blake Neely / Questions by Troels Folmann. February 2014. Introduction Blake Neely has one of the most versatile backgrounds you will ever find for any composer – whether it be his television scores (ex. Mentalist, Arrow, Resurrection, EastWick) or countless of movie credits (ex. first

Interview with Paul Haslinger

8Dio Artist Spotlight. Answers by Paul Haslinger / Questions by Troels Folmann. January 2014. Introduction You may remember a band called Tangerine Dream or the Underworld movie series – you may have watched Cheaters on HBO or played video games like Far Cry Instincts or Rainbow Six. Chances are you

Dealing With Writer’s Block

by Troels Folmann. August 2013. Dealing With Writer’s Block … We all face the wall at various times in our artistic careers. An artistic sort of impotence. The literature is somewhat sparse on the phenomena and how to overcome it. This article explores the concept of “Writer’s Block” and discusses why

Interview with Ryan Amon

8Dio Artist Spotlight. Interview with Ryan Amon. Questions by Troels Folmann. August 2013. Tell us a little bit about your musical background- and influences? I grew up playing classical piano and saxophone from an early age.  Around the time I went to college, I had switched out the saxophone for